Movies and TV shows set in long island

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in long island ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, talky, weird, semi serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with dialogue, couples, mentor, storytelling, family relations, culture clash, brutality, catastrophe, betrayal and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as long island: L.I.E. (2001), Witches of East End (2013), Lost Girls (2020), Growing Pains (1985), Bad Education (2019), Husbands (1970), Affluenza (2014), Pushing Tin (1999), Last Summer (1969), Cruise (2018).

List of movies set in long island

 7.1
 10K
L.I.E. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as suburban teen Howie Blitzer learns all too clearly. In the space of a week, he ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, touching, brutal, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male prostitution, pedophile, sexual abuse, coming of age, pornography, juvenile delinquency, death of mother, gay, youth, suburbs, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: long island, california, new jersey
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Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, witch, magic, immortality, supernatural ability, siblings relations, family secret, foreknowledge, family relations, creature, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
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 6.1
 17K
Lost Girls (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, bleak, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, investigation, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, missing child, depression, disappearance, doctor, search and rescue, mysterious disappearance, missing woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: long island, usa
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 6.6
 14K
Growing Pains (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Growing Pains is an American television sitcom about an affluent family, residing in Huntington, Long Island, New York, with a working mother and a stay-at-home psychiatrist father raising three children together, which aired on ABC from September ...
Style: sitcom, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, family life, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, siblings relations, couple relations, suburbs, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, long island, usa
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 7.1
 32K
Bad Education (2019)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A superintendent of a school district works for the betterment of the student’s education when an embezzlement scheme is discovered, threatening to destroy everything.
Style: cynical, dark humor, captivating, thought provoking, controversial ...
Plot: scheme, embezzlement, school, deception, money, guilt, ambition, business, power relations, profanity, corporate world, american dream ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, long island, las vegas, new jersey
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 7.3
 6K
Husbands (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A common friend's sudden death brings three men, married with children, to reconsider their lives and ultimately leave together. But mindless enthusiasm for regained freedom will be short-lived.
Style: talky, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, friends, dentist, infidelity, midlife crisis, friendship, suburbs, gambling, middle aged man, casino, basketball, couple relations ...
Place: london, new york, usa, england, europe ...
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 4.7
 687
Affluenza (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aspiring young photographer finds himself caught up in a heady world of money, sex, and privilege when he moves to wealthy Long Island in the summer of 2008.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: youth, human nature, society, social decay, teenager, coming of age, suburban life, suburbs, rich, international crisis, summer, barefoot male
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 6.0
 28K
Pushing Tin (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two air traffic controllers who thrive on living dangerously compete to outdo each other on several levels.
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: workplace, contests and competitions, ambition, workplace situations, control room, dishonesty, competition, self control, airport, air traffic controller, justice, paranoia ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, long island, new jersey
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 7.0
 2K
Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenager, summer, love, violence, seagull, cruelty, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
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 5.4
 1K
Cruise (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, a young Italian-American from the wrong side of the tracks falls for a Jewish girl from Long Island.
Style: disturbing, touching, sentimental, sexy
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, macho man, wooing, thief, lust, romance, gain trust, entertainment, young girl, lifestyle ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: usa, long island
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 7.0
 50K
Boiler Room (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A college dropout gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which puts him on the fast track to success, but the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, cynical ...
Plot: stock broker, office, crime, wall street, crimes, drugs/alcohol, moral dilemma, rise to the top, parents and children, ambition, illegal gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where ...
Style: witty, touching, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, gays and lesbians, gay, love, opposites attract, stalking, fish out of water, actor, friendship, obsessive love, writers, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london, new york, usa, england, europe ...
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 8.0
 545K
Jaws (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: shark, dangerous animal, fear, monster, animal horror, shark attack, animal attack, ocean, survival, police chief, chief of police, underwater ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, massachusetts, long island, atlantic ocean, new york ...
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Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, sister sister relationship, confession, secret, jealousy, family problems, family life, family gatherings, human nature, siblings relations, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, long island, vermont, harvard university
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 6.3
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, americana, social differences, social relations, youth, save the day, love and romance, family relations, father son relationship, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: feel good, humorous, talky, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, gangsters, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
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The Unbelievable Truth (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where he meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did...
Style: talky, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: small town, ex convict, gossip, redemption, auto mechanic, fall in love, sexual content, profanity, couples, social relations, family relations, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1988
Place: new york, usa, long island, harvard university, new york state ...
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The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, bad ending, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: high society, loneliness, obsession, millionaire, love and romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, american dream, social differences, obsessive love, party, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, long island, midwest
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 19K
Royal Pains (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A young E.R. doctor who, after being wrongly blamed for a patient's death, moves to the Hamptons and becomes the reluctant "doctor for hire" to the rich and famous. When the attractive administrator of the local hospital asks him to ...
Style: semi serious, sexy, medical drama, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: doctor, doctors and patients, family relations, high society, starting over, millionaire, mogul, career, health situation, flirting, upscale, reluctant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
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The War at Home (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The War at Home is an American sitcom created by Rob Lotterstein that ran from September 11, 2005 to April 22, 2007 on Fox. It follows the antics of a largely dysfunctional Long Island family. The show lasted for two full seasons but was not renewed ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations, youth, family values, dysfunctional family, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new york
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Everybody Loves Raymond (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Doris Roberts, and Peter Boyle. It originally ran on CBS from September 13, 1996, to May 16, 2005. Many of the situations from the show are ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Plot: overbearing parent, parents and children, family life, family values, marital problem, family tradition, in-laws, eccentric family, siblings relations, couple relations, brother brother relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 5.1
 662
G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 6.6
 18K
Paper Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary friend, midlife crisis, writers, coming of age, teenage life, imaginary character, down on your luck, superhero, small town, party, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, atlantic ocean, new jersey
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The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, millionaire, wealth, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
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Along Came Polly (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reuben Feffer is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince is irresistible as a free-spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two comically mismatched souls collide, Reuben's world is turned upside ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, romantic, neurotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: honeymoon, opposites attract, nothing goes right, commitment, infidelity, romance, love and romance, disorder, chance, wedding, marriage, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, long island, caribbean ...
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The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1975
Place: long island, new jersey
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The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, danger, supernatural, domestic disturbance, family in danger, family relations, parents and children, family problems, gory, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island
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 6.3
 37K
Sabrina (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An ugly duckling having undergone a remarkable change, still harbors feelings for her crush: a carefree playboy, but not before his business-focused brother has something to say about it.
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, millionaire, love triangle, romance, fall in love, family relations, workaholic, forbidden love, love and romance, couple relations, unrequited love, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, long island, new york
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Drop Dead Rock (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A down and out rock 'n roll band, Hindenburg, kidnap their favorite British rock star Spazz-O (Maynard), and hold him hostage so he will listen to their music and make them famous. The problem is, Spazz-O's ex-porn star wife Holly Everest ...
Plot: contract, deception, police investigation, adultery, porn star, drug overdose, lesbian, manager, music video, ransom, rock music, garage band ...
Place: long island
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Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, contemplative, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: death in the family, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, religions or cults, family relations, couples, estate, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, on the run, reunion ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, long island, california
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